Chris Mitchell

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Pastor Chris Mitchell joined HFUMC in July 2019.

Pastor Chris Mitchell, began serving Honeoye Falls United Methodist Church in July 2019 as her first appointment as a Licensed local pastor.  Before her appointment here, she served at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Greece, NY as the Youth Pastor, and Co-Christian Education Director.  Currently, she is enrolled at Northeastern Seminary, working towards her Masters of Divinity and plans to continue through the ordination process to become an Ordained Elder.  Pastor Chris, currently serve as the Upper New York Conference Safe Sanctuaries Co-Chair and trainer to assure our churches know how to keep ourselves, our churches and our children, youth and vulnerable adults safe. 

Pastor Chris comes to us, along with her two children Jacob and Kennedy.  Both Jacob and Kennedy have participated in youth group, youth events, and several mission trips.  While Jacob has stayed within the US (Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Vermont), Kennedy has served three consecutive years at Project Chacocente in Masaya, Nicaragua. Jacob graduated from Penfield High School in 2016, and Kennedy graduated from a homeschool program in 2018.  

Outside the church, Pastor Chris is an active member of the Kiwanis Club of Honeoye Falls-Lima, Mendon. She will be President of the club for the 2022-2023 year. She will serve the Finger Lakes Division Convention Coordinator (2021-2022) and had served as Youth Protection Coordinator (2017-2021). 

Administrative Assistant

Mary Vullo

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Mary Vullo joined the HFUMC staff in December 2023. She acts as newsletter editor, weekly bulletin creator, and all-around office guru. She holds office hours as needed. 

Music Director/Organist

Joe Blackburn

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Youth Leader

Peter Lagueras

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Peter joined the Honeoye Falls United Methodist Church, September 2021.  We are delighted to have Peter join us as our Youth Director, he brings along several years of experience.  He has also worked alongside Pastor Chris as Co-Chair of the Genesee Valley District Committee on Youth.  Peter has a heart for bringing Youth into a closer relationship with Christ.  

Our Youth Group meets on Sundays from 12-2pm downstairs, for youth grades 6-12.  Besides weekly bible study, they will also participate in District and Conference youth events, mission trips, overnights, outings, etc.  We hope to see you there. 

Youth Leader

Kennedy Mitchell

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Kennedy Mitchell is our other youth leader here at HFUMC.  Kennedy has a heart of mission and wants to see youth grow in their relationship with Christ.  You will often find Kennedy running around at events, coordinating fundraisers, or just hanging out with the youth and children of the church.  

Kennedy traveled to Project Chacocente in Nicaragua three times as a Youth, participated in the Conference Council on Youth Ministry (CCYM), where she helped plan and implement many conference youth gatherings.  She not only participated in Flower City Work Camp in your youth, but as an adult has returned as the overnight leader for several years.  

Nursery Attendant

Anita Forney

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Anita has been a member of the Honeoye Falls United Methodist Church for over 20 years. She was a Sunday School teacher for 14 years and also taught at Vacation Bible School. Anita is now the Nursery Care provider for the Church.